IMAX CEO: Company Encouraged by Results of First VR Centre

IMAX is encouraged by the early results of its first Virtual Reality (VR) Centre, in Los Angeles, which attracted more than 7,000 attendees since opening Jan. 6, according to company CEO Richard Gelfond. Sales and occupancy figures at the “flagship” IMAX Virtual Reality Ce... More

Smart Content Summit Keynoter: Benefits of Interoperability Outweigh Risks

NEW YORK — The enormous benefits offered by interoperability far outweigh any of the possible risks, according to John Palfrey, an author and lecturer who has become an expert on the subject. All those many pounds of extra phone chargers that go to waste each year provide o... More

Technicolor Eyes Oscar for ‘The Jungle Book’ VFX

When you’re up against a “Star Wars” film, yet another successful Marvel entry and a unique (and wildly popular) 3D stop-motion animation, you’re right to hold your breath on Oscar night. Still, for the visual effects category during the 89th Academy Awards ceremony Fe... More

M&E Journal: Content ID Leaves Independents on the Outside Looking In

Ruth Vitale, CreativeFuture — If you were online in May of 2015, you were probably aware that YouTube was having a party because literally everyone was invited. A YouTube-produced highlight video celebrating its tenth anniversary was shared everywhere – peaking at around 1... More

Wazee Digital, Paladin Partner to Bolster YouTube Rights Management

Wazee Digital, a provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, has announced a technology partnership with Paladin, the enterprise platform for next-generation media companies. Through the partnership, Wazee Digital will use Paladin’s Rights Monitor toolset... More

Okta Exec: New Security Challenges Require New Enterprise Security Model

In today's “cloud-first, mobile-first” world, a new enterprise security model is needed by companies and other organizations to respond to the new challenges that have arisen that have made it more complicated to prevent data breaches, according to Eric Karlinsky, Okta group ... More

M&E Journal: A Cloud-Based Digital Supply Chain: Not Just About Capacity

Andy Shenkler, Sony DADC New Media Solutions - The list of options in today’s world is seemingly endless with tools such as social sharing, instantaneous commenting, photo filters, unique storytelling, augmented reality, virtual reality, 3D, 4K, 8K, HDR, 7.1, 9.1, and 12.1.... More

AR, VR Presence Surges at Toy Fair

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are being incorporated into an increasingly larger number of toys and other products targeted at kids, and that was made abundantly clear at the annual Toy Fair in New York City, Feb. 18-21. The incorporation of AR, VR and other ... More

TiVo, Comcast, Viacom Headline Smart Content Summit N.Y.

The state of TV Everywhere, the challenges of content identification and measurement, and the latest in the standards behind advertising workflows will be discussed Feb. 23 during the Smart Content Summit at the Microsoft Technology Center in New York. Media and entertainment ... More

Evolution Digital Taps Conax for eVUE-TV DRM

Evolution Digital, which offers integrated IP hybrid devices and IP video solutions, has inked a deal with content security firm Conax, to integrate Conax’s multi-DRM solution for Evolution Digital’s eVUE-TV platform. eVUE-TV offers tier two and tier three cable operators ... More